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SFNT: 12.5: Mad Scientists & Amazing Inventions!

SF New Tech

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 11:05 PM (PST)

SFNT: 12.5: Mad Scientists & Amazing Inventions!

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 SF New Tech
Wednesday, December 5, 2012


Get Ready For an Awesome Extravaganza of Amazing Inventions & Scientific Feats of Wonder! 

Steve Castellotti, CTO
The Puzzlebox Orbit is a brain-controlled helicopter operated via an EEG headset plus either your mobile device or the dedicated Pyramid remote. You can fly the Orbit through focused concentration or by maintaining a state of mental relaxation. What makes the Puzzlebox Orbit truly unique however is the open release of all source code, hardware schematics, 3D models, and step-by-step building instructions which are published freely online.  
Tim DeBenedictis, Founder
SkyCube is a nano-satellite that lets you take Earth images and "tweet" from space, then inflates a visible balloon, and de-orbits cleanly. 

Misfit Shine
Misfit Shine
Hadi El Heneidi, Commercial Lead
Misfit Shine is an elegant, all-metal activity tracker that you can sync with your smartphone just by placing it on your phone screen. Find out how active you are every day, and set goals to become more active. Wear it how you want, wherever you want. There's no cables, no bluetooth pairing, no charging stations - just an easily replaceable battery that lasts about six months. 

** Misfit Shine will be raffling off 3 "Misfit" Indiegogo Perks ** 
Bring your business cards!

Geek Rocket Science!

Darwin Aerospace
Darwin Aerospace

Darwin Aerospace
Yoni De Beule & John Boiles, Co-Founders

Darwin Aerospace pushes the envelope of low-cost air and space exploration. We started out doing the first check-in in space using a high tech weather balloon. When we lost that balloon somewhere in Reno we got in to building UAV's to find and recover it. For our next project we plan to use our UAV knowledge to pull off the first autonomous food delivery Burrito Bomber during Angelhack.

Saving the world's health, one lung at a time!


VapeXhale Cloud
Stonemonkey, Founder & CEO
The VapeXhale Cloud is here and we are ready to introduce you to the next generation of vaporizers.We have built the VapeXhale Cloud® from the ground up to produce the thickest, tastiest, and most potent vapor possible. How do we do this? It is simple: We labor three years in R&D, spend a small fortune, strain our personal relationships to the breaking point and come up with the following three innovations: HydraTube Delivery System, Perpetuheat (PHS), All Glass Vapor Path.



Sponsored By

Free HD calls, smart messages and a voicemail that does it all!


Giles Corbett, Head of Libon

Libon is a free all-in-one communication app: free HD calls, smart messages and a voicemail that does it all.  Libon users will enjoy completely free high quality voice calls between Libon users, wherever they are, in the US or on the other side of the world.
For each of your contacts, Libon summarizes recent conversations, pulling into one place text messages, calls, and voicemails so you can have insightful contextual communications. When you aren’t there to answer, Libon smart voicemail offers greetings customization per contact or group of contacts. So your calls always go through.  The app also brings voicemails speech-to-text transcription to everyone. DOWNLOAD NOW at the Apple App Store.
** Libon will be raffling off an iPad Mini & Libon premium accounts **
(You can enter the raffle upon registering for the event!)



SF New Tech Sponsors 

           is a statewide coalition focused on championing the conversation about the future of California’s critical technology sector. brings together industry experts, thought leaders, tech innovators, policy makers and consumers in a non-partisan mission to promote innovation, create new jobs, spur investment and support tech-friendly policies. not only provides a medium for educating policy makers and for companies to network, but helps to connect the ideas of today for an economy of tomorrow.

LeClairRyan Our good friend Eric Ferraro is back! As a Shareholder at the law firm of LeClairRyan, Eric focuses his practice on the representation of private and public emerging and growth companies in the technology and digital media sectors as well as investors and financial services firms that focus on those industries. LeClairRyan is well-known as an entrepreneurial law firm that provides business counsel and client representation in matters of corporate law and high-stakes litigation. If you're in need of counsel for your startup call Eric first.


btrax, Inc. is a San Francisco based creative agency serving global markets for over 6 years. Our team has a wide range of experience from handling UI Design, User Experience Consulting, Social Media Marketing, Branding and Identity, Startup Prototypes, Mobile development, to website localization for the Asian market. We are proud to be a Platinum sponsor of SF New Tech and serving them as their creative partner. Microsoft just launched the preview of their new, modern email service It brings a fresh and intuitive design, it connects your email to useful information from Facebook, Twitter LinkedIn, it gives you a smarter inbox with the power of Office and SkyDrive, and since email is personal, it keeps you in control of your private data. Folks from the team will be at SFNT to show you the product, answer your questions and, of course, provide some swag. See it in action at
Mylermedia: We're the ones behind this shindig!



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When & Where

119 Utah St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 11:05 PM (PST)

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“One of the tech community’s longest-running traditions  — where the beer is cold and the ideas are red hot.”  -- ABC News


About SF New Tech

As seen in The Wall Street Journal & on ABC News,  SF New Tech (SFNT) is a world-renowned live platform for technology startups to showcase their latest innovations in front of 100s of tech-minded founders, engineers, investors, media, and more.

Since Myles Weissleder, CEO, founded SFNT in 2006, over 700 companies have leveraged SFNT to launch or demo their new products, services, and features, including such internet luminaries Evernote, Waze, 23andMe, Flipboard, Twilio, Splunk and many other “pre-fame” startups.  

As a cornerstone of the San Francisco technology community and as SF's largest, longest-running, and most-loved technology event, SFNT is laser-focused on putting innovators and their innovations in the spotlight in front of their peers -- and beyond.   

Big thanks to Microsoft, Twitter, DoubleDutch, Telerik, Macworld, Akamai and [YOU?] for sponsoring SFNT in 2014.

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About RocketSpace

RocketSpace is a world-renowned technology campus in downtown San Francisco where 180+ funded, high-growth technology startups co-work and connect with innovative corporate brands, accelerators, and education programs to bring the future to market.

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